A Liverpool fan on Reddit (u/SinkShot3) has suggested that the Reds could capitalise on a potential error of judgement from Chelsea by securing the signing of ex-Blues attacker Tammy Abraham.
The 24-year-old, valued at £34.2m (according to Transfermarkt), made a switch to Roma this summer and has been a regular feature of Jose Mourinho’s side.
Some reports have previously linked the centre-forward with a switch to Anfield, though, such rumours have, understandably, died down of late given the recent nature of the player’s move.
With his hold-up and link-up play applauded, the Englishman possesses certain traits that could suggest his suitability as a Bobby Firmino understudy.
Given prior concerns over the Brazilian international – particularly in light of his dip in form last term alongside Sadio Mane – it could prove to be a masterstroke from the recruitment team if Abraham is deemed a genuine option.
Interestingly, as far as numbers go, the Serie A ace is outperforming Mo Salah’s numbers in his final season in Rome (in his opening seven league appearances) with 5 goal contributions compared to the Egyptian’s four.
Having said that, it’s early days – certainly so when it comes to comparisons with our free-scoring No.11 – and there’s no guarantee we’d be capable of securing the England international for a reasonable fee given his contract expires in five years’ time.